The NCAA blinked, and it’s about time

( CNN) The NCAA has bowed down under pressure.

And it’s about time.
Nearly a month after California Gov. Gavin Newsom ratified the Fair Pay to Play Act, which countenances college players to not only profit from their list, likenes and likeness but likewise hire an negotiator, the NCAA announced Monday that it will likewise open the doors for contestants to “benefit from the use of their figure, persona and likeness in a way that respects the collegiate model”( as the NCAA put itin its statement ).